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The UN vocalizes more loudly its reaction to spikes in violence in occupied Palestine; Unicef’s chief travels to Haiti. You are reading This Week @UN, summarizing the most pressing issues before the organization. The information is gathered from UN press …

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This week, we focus on the sad news of the earthquake that struck Türkiye and Syria, leaving approximately 22,000 people dead so far, thousands of others injured and everyone desperate for humanitarian aid. You are reading This Week @UN, summarizing …

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LAGOS — A little more than 11 years after a jihadist and Tuareg separatist alliance stormed northern Mali and wrested control of the main cities of Gao, Timbuktu and Kidal from the Malian state, the two sides are set to …

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The United Nations peacekeeping mission in Mali is considering three distinct choices for its future operations, according to a new internal review. The analysis has been brought about by the mission’s “overstretched” status stemming from increased political and security challenges, …

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LAGOS — In January 2017, the Malian foreign minister under President Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta organized Mali’s largest diplomatic event in years, the Africa-France summit. Thirty-five heads of state convened in the capital, Bamako, requiring close cooperation with the French presidency …

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This week, a United Nations agency released a damning report on how plastics are damaging our world and harming the people in it. You are reading This Week @UN, summarizing the most pressing issues before the organization. The information is …

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On the next-to-last day of the globe’s largest talkfest by world leaders, Sept. 24, the United Nations may have been quiet and most of the police barricades may have been dismantled outside, but inside the Assembly Hall, two powerful, stern …

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After ending its nine-year military stay in Mali and promising to halve its military presence in West Africa, France said it remained committed to ensuring good governance in the countries affected by continuing instability in the region. Nicolas de Rivière, …

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This week, we focus on the signing of the UN-Turkish led grain deal as well as the Nelson Mandela memorial event, where the Duke and Duchess of Sussex made a big statement with their appearance and his speech. You are …

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This week, our focus is on the continuing efforts of the United Nations to reduce civilian casualties in different pockets of unrest across the globe. You are reading This Week @UN, summarizing the most pressing issues before the organization. The …

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The number of uninvestigated civilian deaths in Mali is rising but regional bodies and the governments responsible are not willing to take action. From 2018 to 2021, an independent Malian-based news site, sahelien.com, recorded six incidents where 43 civilians were …

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This week, the spotlight remains on the desperate plight of millions of people around the world. You are reading This Week @UN, summarizing the most pressing issues before the organization. This week, we bring you an analysis of President Putin’s …

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As the world’s deadliest United Nations mission, in Mali, registered its first two peacekeeper deaths for 2022 from improvised explosive devices, uncertainty looms over the role that the French military operation Barkhane will play in helping protect UN bases from …

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A volcano erupts in Tonga; Ukraine-Russia-US on edge; UN rights experts say Afghan women are being erased from public life. You are reading This Week @UN, summarizing the most pressing issues before the organization. The information is gathered from UN …

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Violence erupts in Kazakhstan; Sudan’s prime minister resigns; Norway takes the presidency of the Security Council. You are reading This Week @UN, summarizing the most pressing issues before the organization. The information is gathered from UN press briefings, PassBlue reporting …

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